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What is OVC?
Established in 1988 through an amendment to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is a federal office within the U.S. Department of Justice that provides federal funds to support victim assistance and compensation programs around the country and advocates for the fair treatment of crime victims. More information about OVC is available in the What is OVC? and Crime Victims Fund fact sheets.

Last Updated: 4/27/2012


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